Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A children's building toy consisting of pieces held together by pegs in holes.
- ‘This space station looks like a Tinkertoy assembly of one 88-meter-long beam, with four wing-like power panels at each end, and a collection of centrally mounted cylinders - the modules.’
- ‘It may yet click its way to victory after victory, a monument to the Tinkertoy dreams of childhood.’
- ‘In addition, a contemporary set of Tinkertoys is available for kids to see what they can create!’
- ‘The Tinkertoy was introduced in 1914, the result of two friends from two walks of life but with one interest.’
- ‘In time, we outgrew Tinkertoy and moved to greater challenges like Lincoln Logs or Erector Sets.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.